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Monday, November 23, 2009
Curtains for a Little Girl's Room
In my search for curtains for our new house, I discovered something. Kid's curtains are not usually room darkening. And room darkening curtains aren't that interesting. We painted our walls an off-white, so I really wanted to do something with color (and fun) on the curtains, especially in our 2-year-old's room. Our budget for window treatments was not very big. And room darkening curtains were the only option becuase the sun sets in her room and there is a very bright street light outside her window.
I asked worker at Bed Bath and Beyond if they had anything "girly" that was room darkening. She said no, but they had sheers that were "girly". And she suggested putting the sheers on the outside of a white room darkening curtain. Genius, I thought. We were already using some beige room darkening curtains that I couldn't figure out where to put in the new house with the white walls. I purchased some sheers at JCPenny on friends and family day. We bought a double rod from Bed Bath and Beyond (used a coupon) and put the room darkening curtains behind the sheers. In the day we open the room darkening curtains leaving the fun girly curtains closed and at night (and nap) we close the room darkening curtains to keep the light out. The cost was just under $50 with reusing the old curtains.